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Inkjet Cartridge Print Test Sheet
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Lid Application Instructions  - universal inkjet cartridge seal.

  After filling and print testing wipe excess ink from nozzle plate;


 ( no drying necessary).

   

  Set the cartridge with the print head facing up, always apply a couple of drops print head cleaner to the orifice plate;

(do not use distilled water).
   

  Clean both sides of cartridge with Acetone applied with a towel;

(Cartridge sides must be free of wax, oil, moisture to obtain good adhesion).

 

 

  Remove release liner from the “Lid”;

(Separate release liner from tape beginning from behind finger pull).

   

  ROLL seal on and hold compressed against nozzle plate;

(Placing the seal straight down onto the nozzle plate will trap and force air into the nozzles).

   

   

Apply tape to sides of cartridge to hold seal compressed against nozzle plate;

(Press tape firmly against sides of cartridge to seat adhesive).

 

 

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  Print Head Cleaner  

  Always apply print head cleaner prior to installing our Universal Lids.
 DO NOT USE WATER.

Print head cleaner is fast and easy to use, our test results indicate it’s presence in the print head after filling, print testing and sealing continues to dissolve coagulated and dried ink often improving print quality and minimizes chemical incompatibility.

Prior to filling set the cartridge with the print head facing up, apply a couple of drops print head cleaner to the orifice plate, wipe, re-apply print head cleaner and allow to soak into the orifices.

Be sure to always after filling and test printing apply a couple of drops of print head cleaner to the orifice plate, then apply a Lid.

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Inkjet Cartridge Print Test Sheet

   

A simple method to label, protect an inkjet cartridge is to use the print test sheet as a wrapper for the refilled cartridge.

Click on the link below to load the Inkjet Cartridge Print Test Sheet (CartridgeTestSheet.doc) into your default browser.  It can then be saved as a word document, (click on "File", "Save As", select the folder to save the file in, click on "Save");  you will be able to revise it with your company information using Word 2000.

After print testing a cartridge fold the print test sheet along the horizontal lines; wrap it around the cartridge and secure with a rubber band as illustrated.

Print Test Sheet  (Word 2000 document format)

 

 

The front of the Print Test Sheet has the following message:

When this cartridge is empty
turn this test sheet

over with
Empty
on the outside;

wrap around empty cartridge;
secure with rubber band;

place in plastic bag.

The above message minimizes full cartridges mistakenly returned for refill, protects the circuit plate, protects the print head and eliminates cross-contaminated cartridges resulting from the print head coming into contact with a plastic bag.

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Vacuum Fill Benefits

Sponge type cartridges such as the HP6578 have an inherent problem with air locking.  If a cartridge is not vacuum filled with a vacuum of 25 inches of mercury or more air retained in the nozzles, print head and sponge will cause the cartridge to air lock.

Common symptoms due to air locking is (despite good circuitry) to streak or completely quit when test printed or while being used.  Air in the nozzle(s) stops the normal ink heating and ejection, instead air is heated, no ink is ejected and soon the nozzle will fail due to overheating.

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Testing for Compatibility

Many factors can affect the use and performance of a Lid Factory product in a particular application. The compatibility of materials used with the product, the conditions in which the product is used, and the time and environmental conditions in which the product is expected to perform are among the many factors that can affect the use and performance of a Lid Factory product. Given the variety of factors that can affect the use and performance of a Lid Factory product, it is essential that the user evaluate the Lid Factory product to determine whether it is fit for a particular purpose and suitable for the user’s method of application.

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